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Jul 28, 2016, 07:30 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2016 Operating Results

 The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner and operator of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun...


Jul 27, 2016, 18:06 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Jeff L. Grubbe

Me yah whae!   I'm a Native American and Chairman of my tribe, the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Like tribes across the United...


Jul 26, 2016, 11:00 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Welcoming the Supreme Court's Ruling on Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, issued a statement applauding the Supreme Court's 4-4 ruling in Dollar General v....


Jul 26, 2016, 10:54 ET Partnership With Native Americans Announces 2016 Student Backpack Drive

Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) announced today their 2016 Backpack Drive that will provide school supplies such as backpacks, pencils and...


Jul 26, 2016, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2016

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2016, which describes...


Jul 22, 2016, 15:00 ET Grand Canyon Resort Corporation Hires Experienced Hospitality And Tourism Leader Brian Siegel As Company's New CEO

 After a national search for new executive leadership, the Grand Canyon Resort Corporation today announces the hiring of hospitality industry...


Jul 20, 2016, 06:15 ET Native Arts And Cultures Foundation Announces 2016 National Artist Fellowship Awardees

 For the sixth year, the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) has awarded its National Artist Fellowship to a new group of 16 artists in...


Jul 19, 2016, 18:31 ET Live from Indian Country, The NIGC announces largest tribal revenue gain in 10 years

 Today the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) released data showing revenues generated by the Indian gaming industry in 2015 totaled...


Jul 14, 2016, 09:00 ET Cox Automotive Experts to Speak at National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers Annual Meeting

Experts from Cox Automotive™ will present practical industry insights and best practices at the National Association of Minority Automobile...


Jul 13, 2016, 19:15 ET Police Brutality / Donald Trump are Focus of National Convention of the Oppressed - July 14-17 - Cleveland (OH)

WHEN: July 14, 15, 16 and 17 – Cleveland OH LOCATION: Second Ebenezer Baptist Church – 1881 East 71st Street – Cleveland,...


Jul 05, 2016, 19:55 ET Living Earth: Free Festival to Highlight Native American Cuisine and Culture

The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian on The Mall in Washington, D.C. brings the best of Native cuisine and culture to the...


Jul 05, 2016, 11:04 ET Partnership With Native Americans Receives $258,000 Grant From Walmart Foundation

 Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) announced today a grant received in the amount of $258,000 from the Walmart Foundation. The grant...


Jun 30, 2016, 15:54 ET Plan Bay Area 2040 Comment Session Slated for July 8

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) invite public comments at a joint meeting on...


Jun 28, 2016, 10:36 ET A Statement By Schaghticoke Tribal Nation Chief Richard Velky On Today's New York Times Story

 "By shining a national spotlight on how the State of Connecticut has blatantly and shamelessly manipulated the system against the Schaghticoke...


Jun 22, 2016, 14:30 ET The 10th Annual ADCOLOR ® Awards Announces Honorees, Nominees & Futures

ADCOLOR announced today 2016 Honorees and Nominees for the 10th Annual ADCOLOR Awards as well as the 2016 Class of ADCOLOR FUTURES. The 10th Annual...


Jun 17, 2016, 15:59 ET Poarch Creek Donation Will Help Webster's Chapel Rebuild Community Center

 Residents of Webster's Chapel, a Calhoun County community near Gadsden, are finally able to complete rebuilding a community center there that...


Jun 10, 2016, 16:46 ET Doni-Jo Minor-Munro, VIP de America's Registry y cuatro veces Profesional del Año, ha sido homenajeada por Quién es quién de Strathmore con una aparición especial en Times Square, Ciudad de Nueva York

Doni-Jo Minor-Munro, de Santa María, California, miembro VIP en el Directorio de Profesionales Destacados de Estados Unidos (America's...


Jun 10, 2016, 06:00 ET America's Registry VIP and Four-Time Professional of the Year, Doni-Jo Minor-Munro, Has Been Honored by Strathmore's Who's Who with a Special Times Square, NYC Appearance

Doni-Jo Minor-Munro of Santa Maria, California, a VIP member in America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals has been honored by Strathmore's...


Jun 09, 2016, 17:30 ET Massive Cash Jackpot At Table Mountain Casino Pays Local Winner $104,915.96

"UNBELIEVABLE!" is how Bonnie of Fresno, Table Mountain Casino's most recent Massive Cash Jackpot winner, described her once-in-a-lifetime...


Jun 09, 2016, 11:00 ET Procopio Welcomes 2016 Native American Intern Program Participants

 Procopio recently welcomed its sixth annual class of participants to its Native American Intern Program, a 10-week immersion course into...


Jun 09, 2016, 06:04 ET North America's Largest Powwow Announces New Home

 Governor Susana Martinez and Gathering of Nations Founder Derek Mathews announced an agreement to ensure that North America's largest powwow...


Jun 07, 2016, 09:26 ET The Most Notorious Black and Indian Outlaws of the Old West - Rufus Buck Gang - Brought to Life in Leonce Gaiter's Novel

July 6th, 2016 marks the 120th anniversary of the hanging of the Rufus Buck Gang—four black and Indian teens who tried to singlehandedly,...


Jun 06, 2016, 16:43 ET NASA Awards Grants to Two Universities for STEM Education Programs

NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) has selected two minority serving institutions for cooperative agreement...


Jun 06, 2016, 09:36 ET Hemp History Week Launches Nationwide June 6-12, 2016

 Hemp History Week launches nationwide June 6-12, 2016, with more than 2,000 events in all 50 states. Coordinated by the Hemp Industries...


Jun 02, 2016, 12:18 ET Alabama-Coushatta Tribe selects Table Trac's Management System for Naskila Entertainment in Livingston,Texas

Table Trac, Inc. (OTCQB: TBTC) and Naskila Entertainment, owned and operated by The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas, announce their selection of...